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September 10, 2017
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I Can’t Sleep Here In His House. I Don’t Feel Safe.

Domestic violence…..the idea of it leaves a bit of an aftertaste doesn’t it. I thought , like the cliché says, it only happens to other people. Well,  yesterday I was that other person. I’m an educated woman, not afraid to speak my mind. I’m a mother of a wonderful 4 […]
September 10, 2017
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Can We Agree That Fed is Best?

Breastfeeding or bottle feeding? It’s the ultimate hornets’ nest for a lot of mums and can be more divisive than even the toughest debate you’ll see on the floor of the Dáil. But does it really have to be so contentious?  Before I became a mum, I didn’t really have […]
September 10, 2017
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Is There Such A Thing As A Bold Child?

Let me start by tell you that no, no I do not believe there is such a thing as a bold or bad child. I believe there are children that can behave badly, or their actions are bad sometimes, but they themselves are not bad children. I also believe that […]
September 9, 2017
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Pre-School Has Finally Arrived. And I’m Not Sure

It’s happening! It’s time! Forget ‘winter is coming,’ Jon Snow has nothing on the trauma I’m about to endure. It’s time for Pre-school. Here’s why it’s so much worse than an undead army of creatures marching towards us: 1. We’ve to get up earlier 2. The clothes I put on […]
September 9, 2017
teething

Oi! Teething Fairy! I Want A Word With You!

I came across a great meme the other day that’s summing up my life at the moment. It said – ‘The Tooth Fairy’s evil twin is the Teething Fairy. She is such a bitch. I need a beer!’         Amen to all of that, although I’d change the beer to a […]
September 9, 2017
buggyless

How To Survive…Buggy-less With Twins

There will come a day when you will give up your double buggy after one too many black eyes (I joke) from wrestling your twins into their seats. You will have had one too many stressful situations trying to manipulate two rigid kids into what they deem to be a […]

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